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Milton R. Downey
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Birth: Aug. 21, 1924
St. Lawrence County
New York, USA
Death: Jul. 23, 2005
St. Lawrence County
New York, USA

Watertown Daily Times (NY) - July 24, 2005
Milton R. Downey, 80, of 907 S. Water St., died Saturday at Claxton-Hepburn Medical Center.

In 1940, Mr. Downey began employment at the St. Lawrence Psychiatric Center and worked there, except for the years he served in the Army, until 1960, retiring due to ill health.

Born Aug. 21, 1924, in Ogdensburg, son of Henry and Frances Cutwa Downey, he graduated from Ogdensburg Free Academy and served in the Army during World War II from 1942 to 1945. He attained the rank of sergeant.

He married Marion Plumadore on April 23, 1946, at St. Mary's Cathedral with the Rev. Louis Berube officiating.

He was a member of the American Legion, Veterans of Foreign Wars and Disabled American Veterans and enjoyed fishing, hunting and working in his shop.

Surviving besides his wife are three daughters and two sons-in-law, Carol and Delbert Spooner, Sandra Johnson, and Pamela and Paul Richardson, all of Ogdensburg; a brother, M. Joseph Downey, Ogdensburg; three sisters, Sarah Kogut, Ogdensburg, Catherine Richardson, Winnipeg, Manitoba, and Janet Mitchell, Waddington; seven grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. Two brothers, Charles and Earl, and three sisters, Beatrice Gilmour, Marie Catlin and Agnes White, died before him.

The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Tuesday at St. Mary's Cathedral with the Rev. Terry LaValley officiating. Burial will be in St. Mary's Cemetery.

Calling hours will be 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Monday at Frary Funeral Home.

Donations may be made to Hospice & Palliative Care of St. Lawrence Valley or to the American Lung Association.
Family links: 
  James H. Downey (1889 - 1966)
  Frances Cutwa Downey (1888 - 1978)
  Marion K Plumadore Downey (1925 - 2011)*
  J. Earl Downey (1915 - 1983)*
  Milton R. Downey (1924 - 2005)
  Milton Joseph Downey (1929 - 2005)*
*Calculated relationship
Saint Mary's Cemetery
St. Lawrence County
New York, USA
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Record added: Jan 08, 2012
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Milton R. Downey
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